Marquette Transportation Chooses Jeppesen Marine’s Workboat Navigator

Monday, November 12, 2007
Marquette Transportation Company, headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky, has selected Jeppesen Workboat Navigator for its fleet of over 80 inland towboats. This new offering from Jeppesen Marine was developed specifically for commercial vessels operating in coastal and inland waterways As one of the nation’s larger inland river transporters, Marquette transports agricultural products, aggregates, liquids and construction products to points along America’s inland waterway network. Jeppesen Workboat Navigator is an information service that provides mariners with a combination of detailed vector-based digital marine charts, location-based data, such as Notices to Mariners, and input from onboard sensors, such as GPS, radar, AIS, heading sensors, and onboard cameras. Jeppesen Workboat Navigator brings together numerous information sources for unparalleled situational awareness and weekly data updates so charts remain current and provide the most accurate information possible. Jeppesen Workboat Navigator delivers a host of advanced features including River ETA to assist with planning arrival times, River AIS to predict passing locations, the ability to easily keep AIS information up to date with an easy-to-use interface, and much more. Comprehensive 24x7 service and support is also included.

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